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26 March 2015
Peru has declared a state of emergency in the aftermath of large debris flows in the Chosica region east of Lima that have left at least 8 people dead.
25 March 2015
In a new paper, Zhang et al. examine the May 2015 Abe Barek landslide in Afghanistan, finding that it was a loess failure on an existing landslide site
23 March 2015
It is now clear that the Yeager Airport slope failure was preceded by two years of deformation, with some signs of an increase in rate with time
21 March 2015
A large translational landslide at Markovici in Montenegro has destroyed an important road. A drone has been used to capture a video of the damage
19 March 2015
The medieval Klisura Monastery in Serbia is being threatened by a landslide.
13 March 2015
Over the last two days a massive and very spectacular landslide has developed in a reinforced slope at the end of the runway at Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia
11 March 2015
A new video has emerged showing the aftermath of the Oso landslide a year ago. Shot by a passerby, it shows the site five minutes after the failure
10 March 2015
In a newly published paper, Lisa Borgatti and colleagues describe the February 2014 landslide that affected the historical town of San Leo in northern Italy, providing both a description of the event and a historical context. Landslides will be a major threat to this historical site in the coming decades
9 March 2015
On Friday another major mining related landslide occurred at a jade mine near Hpakant in Burma, killing between 50 and 100 miners
7 March 2015
A video on Youtube shows an excavator triggering a rockfall that the strikes the machine. The operator had a lucky escape,
4 March 2015
Reports emerged yesterday of two new valley-blocking landslides in the high mountains of South Asia, one in Humla, Nepal and one in Chitral, Pakistan
2 March 2015
On Friday an interesting and quite mobile landslide affected the village of Gazost in the Haute-Pyrenees region of France
27 February 2015
The writer George Monbiot has linked the Harbury landslide with the removal of vegetation from the embankment that failed. This does not seem to be correct based on the images on Google Earth and from the scene
23 February 2015
The Fauquier Golf Course landslide is picked up very clearly in two Google Earth images, one of which dates back ten years, suggesting that last week’s large slumping event has been developing over a long period.
21 February 2015
An interesting and quite large slmup has developed on the golf course of the small community of Fauquier in Britsih Columbia, Canada in recent days
19 February 2015
A video on Youtube shows a road collapse event that destroyed a truck at Paglajhora in Darjeeling. The landslide was a part of a much larger and very active slope failure that seems to have been initiated and exacerbated by poor slope management practices
18 February 2015
The GNS landslide team have produced a reconnaissance report detailing the landslides triggered by the 2015 Wilberforce earthquake in New Zealand
4 February 2015
Yesterday Network Rail released more information, and some good images, of the Harbury Tunnel landslide in Central England. The images suggest a complex failure mechanism involving 350,000 tonnes of material
3 February 2015
Yesterday afternoon a major landslide took out a highway bridge at Vestfold in Norway. This may be a quick clay landslide, and interestingly it appears that a bulldozer was working in the field below the bridge.
2 February 2015
A major landslide occurred in the Harbury cutting and tunnel in Warwickshire, England on Saturday, blocking an important railway line